Category: Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites

New Zealand Ski Areas offer stunning scenery, exhilarating dry powder runs, snowboard terrain parks and pumping apres ski action. Full descriptions of New Zealand’s ski areas and heli-ski locations

Heli-Skiing Locations

Heli-skiing and heli-boarding are New Zealand's ultimate adrenalin-rush in the mountains. The Southern Alps offers countless virgin snow slopes and…

2 years ago

Round Hill

Only a few minutes drive from Lake Tekapo township is the ultimate snow sport destination for the whole family. Round…

5 years ago

Awakino

The majestic St Mary Range receives big dumps of wind-packed powder snow in southerly storms. The Waitaki Ski Club have…

5 years ago

Mt Potts

A uniquely different ski field is set amongst the high peaks of a sheep station near the Rangitata Gorge in…

5 years ago

Fox Peak

The mountains of South Canterbury are home to a large ski field with a distinguished pedigree, and a rapidly growing…

5 years ago

Mt Dobson

High in the Two Thumb Range, 30 minutes drive from Fairlie, is a family owned and operated commercial field that…

5 years ago

Mt Cheeseman

Watch the sunrise from your room, enjoy breakfast, clip on your skis and head for the lifts. Mt Cheeseman has…

5 years ago

Mt Olympus

‘The Playground of the Gods’, lies on the western flank of the Craigieburn range, where it is ideally placed for…

5 years ago

Porter Heights

The closest commercial ski field to Christchurch also boasts the steepest downhill run in New Zealand. Porter Heights is a…

5 years ago

Mt Hutt

The greatest variety of skiing in New Zealand is found in the Canterbury region, with four commercial and six club…

5 years ago

Broken River

Five club ski fields in the Arthur’s Pass and Craigieburn regions provide affordable alpine adventure; all within 2 hours drive…

5 years ago

Turoa

Turoa 'The Giant', towers above the central North Island, extending into glacier country below Mt Ruapehu's summit ridge. Turoa is…

5 years ago

Ohau

A well kept secret in New Zealand skiing circles, is a remote ski field, which can be found midway between…

5 years ago

Tukino

Mt Ruapehu is revered as the focus for fantastic winter fun on the expansive slopes of Whakapapa and Turoa -…

5 years ago

Whakapapa

The broad white flanks of Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand’s largest active volcano, are an irresistible attraction for thousands of snow…

5 years ago

Cardrona

The Southern Lakes ski fields are superb. One in particular has wonderful, safe, open terrain that puts it in a…

5 years ago

Waiorau Nordic

Classic cross-country skiing is now firmly established in New Zealand with the advent of the Southern Hemisphere’s first all mountain…

5 years ago

Coronet Peak

Queenstown ‘The Adventure Capital of the World’, takes pride of place as our best winter wonderland. Right on its doorstep…

5 years ago

The Remarkables

The snow-capped serrated peaks of the Remarkables Range rise majestically above Queenstown. The scene is breathtaking. So too is the…

5 years ago

Treble Cone

The biggest and steepest ski field in the South Island has a commanding position in the Southern Alps, and in…

5 years ago